18th Aug 2020

Professor Brian O’Connell

In 2001, former Rector Professor Brian O’Connell assumed Vice-Chancellorship. Under his visionary leadership, UWC was challenged to demonstrate that it is capable of competing with the best and of playing a prominent role in the intellectual, social and economic life of South Africa.
7th Aug 2020

2020 Faces of Innocence Virtual Gala

Held on July 30 July - 7:00–8:00 PM
7th Aug 2020

Professor Uphoff honored with Award

Professor Uphoff honored with 2020 Midwest Innocence Project’s Justice For The Innocent Award, July 16, 2020
6th Aug 2020

Rector and Vice-Chancellor’s Return to Duty

On 3 August 2020, the Rector and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Tyrone Pretorius, will return to duty from his period of sabbatical.
27th Jul 2020

Decolonising Psychology

The University of the Western Cape (UWC), in partnership with the University of Kansas, University of Pretoria, University of South Africa, University of Witwatersrand, South African Medical Research Council and the Society for the Psychological Study for Social Issues, hosted a successful colloquium, entitled: Towards a Decolonial Psychology: Theories from the Global South on 21 and 22 February 2019.
22nd Jul 2020

Chinese Consul Visit

Consul General of China, Jin Ling, visited the University of the Western Cape (UWC) in May 2019.
3rd Jun 2020

Every day is Africa Day in Africa

As citizens of this continent who feel the warmth of the sun, the shortage of water, or obstacles to access health care, sanitation and equitable education for all, our reality is Africa. We draw breath for her. We bleed for her.
22nd May 2020

The legacy of the late Prof Jan Persens – advocate for Internationalisation 2020

I first met the University of the Western Cape’s (UWC) icon, Professor Jan Persens, at my job interview in May 2008.
22nd May 2020

Support staff and long shadow implications of COVID-19

How prepared are university administrators to keep pace with the new (intangible) normal?